Monday, February 9, 2009

Pringles chips found prohibited additives

Pringles Chips
Recently, AQSIQ (General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China) announced the blacklist of imported food. The list includes the Pringles chips from Procter & Gamble.

It is reported that the Pringles chips were detected using the potassium bromate, a food additives be banned on domestic market.

Zhang Qunxiang, the director of PR department said the two type chips are never be saled on mainland, Hongkong and Macao.In addition, the Zhuhai Kangrui Trade Co., Ltd. is never authorized by Procter & Gamble.

International Cancer Research institutions have classified potassium bromate as carcinogenic compounds. China has banned the use of potassium bromate in bread since 2005.

Originally Posted: About Additive

1 comment:

Unknown said...

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